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Joseph W. Streveler

Joseph W. Streveler

Joseph W. Streveler age 82 of Colfax passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at his home

in the Township of Tainter, rural Colfax.

Joe was born April 12, 1937 in Marshfield, WI. He was the son of Joseph and Anna (Boehm).

As a young child, he lived in Mosinee until he moved to Eau Claire. Joe graduated from Regis

High School in 1957. After high school, Joe enlisted in the U.S. Army and served for three years

where he was involved in missile testing in White Sands, New Mexico. After the service, he

moved to St. Paul, Minnesota where he worked in the computer industry. Joe married Karen

Fischer on September 19, 1963 in Altoona, Wisconsin. Joe and Karen made their home in

Lakeland, Minnesota where they raised their family. Joe was a dedicated father who never

missed either of his children’s track meets during their Junior High and High School years. He

also loved weekend camping trips with his family and friends. Some of his favorite hobbies were

hunting, fishing and playing cards. He was also kept busy in his retirement years running

Lakeland Liquor in Lakeland, Minnesota.

Joe is survived by his wife Karen, his children, Michael (Dona) Streveler, Kelli (Kent) Rubin, five

grandchildren, Nikolas, Payton, Emma, Noah, Jonah; a brother, Harold (Eileen), many nieces,

nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, twin sons, John and Gary; three sisters, Delores

Paszek, Mary Ann Schmidt, Rosalie Schilling, and three brothers, Clarence, Francis, and


In lieu of flowers, the Streveler family requests that each and everyone take the time to cherish

your family and friends. Never take for granted those you love as tomorrow is not a sure thing 

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic

Church in Menomonie with Reverend John Mano officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Fort

Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM Wednesday until the time of the service at St. Joseph

Catholic Church in Menomonie. 


  1. Rayola

    Joe was a extremely caring and kind man. I know that no matter where you are he will always be watching over you. He was a great friend. The Lord takes only the best.
    Sending hugs & prayers your way.

    Rayola & Chuck

  2. Diane Fox

    Joe was a wonderful friend and will be missed by many. So sorry for your loss.

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